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April 15, 2021

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US is expected to sanction Russia and expel Russian officials in response to hacks and election interference

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The sanctions will target intelligence and government officials and entities involved in the SolarWinds cyber intrusion, the officials said. One reason the rollout of these actions has taken longer than anticipated is because the White House was not satisfied......

House panel advances bill to weigh slavery reparations

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here A House committee late Wednesday took an unprecedented step to advance legislation to examine whether the federal government should provide slavery reparations to African Americans. Democrats, who control the majority, passed the bill without any GOP support after engaging......

House panel approves bill to set up commission on reparations

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Marty Johnson Legislation that would create a federal exploratory commission on reparations for Black Americans was approved Wednesday by a House committee for the first time, setting up a vote by the full Congress if Democratic leaders choose to......

The truth about ‘racism’ & cops: Devine

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Miranda Devine Who would want to be a cop in America? It’s open season on anyone who wears a badge, so no wonder recruitment is down, retirements are up and the streets grow ever more violent. By swallowing the false narrative of systemic racism, we have demonized and criminalized police......

White Army officer charged after confronting Black man for walking in neighborhood

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi A white non-commissioned Army officer was charged on Wednesday with third-degree assault after he was seen in a viral video shoving a Black man and telling him, “You’re in the wrong neighborhood.” The Associated Press reports that Jonathan......

Afghanistan: Why the US is there, why it’s leaving, what will happen when it’s gone

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The deadline for Biden’s withdrawal is significant — September 11, 2021, is 20 years after the 9/11 terror attacks in New York, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania that led the US to target Afghanistan in the first place. Those two......

Bernie Madoff’s secrets revealed by his prison pen pal

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Jim Campbell For 12 years, business journalist Jim Campbell has interviewed members of Bernie Madoff’s family and exchanged letters with the fraudster himself in prison. His new book, “Madoff Talks,” comes out in two weeks. Here, Campbell reveals some of what he learned about the notorious case. “Jim, I have......

West Virginia legislature passes budget, fails to pass income tax reduction at session’s end

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here As the West Virginia legislative session came to a close, lawmakers successfully passed a budget bill, but failed to reach an agreement on how the state should reduce and eventually eliminate its income tax. The nearly $4.5 billion budget......

Women detail drug use, sex and payments after late-night parties with Gaetz and others

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The partygoers, at times dressed in formal wear from a political event they’d just left, mingled and shared drugs like cocaine and ecstasy. Some had sex. Gaetz, the brash Republican, liked to discuss politics, said one of the women.......

Cheney says she would not support Trump in 2024

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lexi Lonas Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyThe Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Tax March – Congress returns; infrastructure takes center stage Sunday shows – Infrastructure dominates Liz Cheney says allegations against Gaetz are ‘sickening,’ refuses to say......

Washington Democrats’ widest reaching climate change bill is dead

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here A cornerstone of Washington Democrats’ climate agenda is now officially dead in the state legislature, leaving the party’s green energy dreams in doubt. Once considered the most ambitious climate legislation this session, House Bill 1099 would have written carbon......

Senate GOP to face-off over earmarks next week amid tensions

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordain Carney A simmering debate among Senate Republicans about whether to embrace the return of earmarks will come to a head next week. GOP senators are set to review the caucus rules next Wednesday. Though the review takes place......

Indiana House kills efforts to ban vaccine passports

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Republican leaders in the Indiana legislature stopped language banning vaccine passports in Indiana from being included in a health bill Monday, signaling they won’t follow the lead of Florida, Texas and other states in banning vaccine passports – not......

Grand jury indicts Muncie officers accused of covering up excessive force

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo A federal grand jury in Indiana on Wednesday issued a sweeping indictment for four Muncie police officers accused of using excessive force during arrests and subsequently attempting to cover up their actions.  The Justice Department announced that......

Biden administration moves to reverse Trump-era abortion referral rule

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The Department of Health and Human Services unveiled the proposed regulation to reverse the Trump administration’s rule blocking providers in the Title X family planning program from referring patients for the procedure. “Those rules have undermined the public health......

Coca-Cola and Delta absent from corporate voting rights statement after GOP pressure

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Two of the companies that were hammered the hardest by the Right after criticizing Georgia’s new voting law were absent from a new statement by hundreds of businesses and individuals about voting rights. The statement, which is very broad......

OnlyFans, COVID-19 pandemic have spurred a new sexual revolution

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Maureen Callahan No one is more surprised that Sonja Morgan is the fourth-most popular star on OnlyFans than Sonja Morgan. She is, after all, 57 years old and most famous as a longstanding “Real Housewife of New York.” Not the sort of person you’d expect on a platform comprised mainly......

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